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04/19/2007


News: Tel Aviv, Chip Kidd, Provincetown, Tim Gill, Saskatchewan

RoadActivists demand British government apologize for treatment of mathematician Alan Turing.

DenisesimmonsRoadCambridge mayor Denise Simmons to marry longtime partner Mattie Hayes on August 30: "The wedding will take place at the historic St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, which has predominantly been serving Cambridge’s African-American community for over 100 years, and is presided over by the Rev. Leslie K. Sterling. The wedding ceremony shall be conducted by Rev. Irene Monroe."

RoadLady Gaga wants to be a fangbanger.

RoadAnother lawsuit: Oklahama couple's challenge to DOMA resurfaces.

RoadProject Runway pulls highest ratings in bow on Lifetime.

RoadOnion: Obama bipolar.

RoadTim Gill talks money and activism: "The Gill Foundation won’t last forever, and it was never designed to.  Its mission in life is to spend down the assets in my lifetime.  How soon that happens has less to do with the economy and more to do with the opportunities that arise in a given year.  Spending may very well go up and shorten its duration.  But there should be some other gay entrepreneur that replaces me over time."

RoadA look inside John Mayer's apartment.

Ptownparade RoadProvincetown holds annual Carnival parade.

RoadDan Savage taping Savage Love HBO pilot on August 27: you can get tickets by clicking here.

RoadAs adoption rights for gay couples are proposed in New Zealand, the nation is divided.

RoadBenicio del Toro is in a hairy situation.

RoadAlycia Lane, the Philadelphia news anchor known for calling a female NYPD officer a "fucking dyke bitch", has been hired by L.A.'s NBC affiliate.

RoadNYCLU files suit against school for failing to protect student: "In a statement on its website, the NYCLU says the harassment started for the student when he was in seventh grade. They say he was harassed by other students because he is gay, dyes his hair, and wears eye makeup. The NYCLU says the fourteen-year-old was regularly pushed and had things thrown at him. At least one teacher allegedly told him he should be ashamed of himself for being gay."

Chipkidd RoadThe Moment talks to book cover designer Chip Kidd about comics.

RoadThe next Brazilian Idol may be a transsexual.

RoadGay resident of Sault Ste. Marie in Canada gets called "faggot" by passersby once every two months.

RoadJason Mraz's "I'm Yours" smashes billboard record: "At 70 weeks, it’s now the longest-running song on the Hot 100 chart in Billboard’s 51-year history."

RoadFor gay homeless youth in Toronto, street is the only option: "If there had been an acceptable shelter when I was 16, I would have run earlier. But there wasn't. So I lived with it. It was horrible."

RoadGay youth retreat opens in Saskatchewan: "Camp Fyrefly is aimed at helping young people cope as they develop their identities during the challenging times of adolescence and young adulthood."

RoadUltra orthodox Jewish website: arrest managers of Tel Aviv gay center for running "club of perversion". Haredi writer: "These perverts take everything out into the street, into the public domain. A child, religious or secular, doesn't need to know they exist. [Homosexuals] are worse than beasts, at least a beast knows it's [homosexuality] wrong, or not natural.[The managers of the gay center] should be forced to face a firing squad."


The Five or More Faces of Chip Kidd

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Who knew virtuoso graphic designer Chip Kidd was also an aspiring impressionist?

ThelearnersCheck out the "trailer" he created for his new novel, The Learners which is a hysterical exercise in form and content. Yes, it sounds weird, and it is.

In the trailer Kidd interprets The Wicked Witch of the West interpreting Psalms 23, Jimmy Stewart interpreting Eminem's "Lose Yourself", Helen Hayes doing "Janet Jackson's "Nasty," and a new-born baby hamster interpreting Hamlet, Act II, Scene VI.

But I think Kidd's interpretation of Peter Lorre interpreting Sheena Easton's "My Sugar Walls" is my favorite.

Not-to-miss clip AFTER THE JUMP...

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